R.U.R. created the term “robot” and the robot uprising meme, but Q.U.R. may be more relevant

2021 is the 100th anniversary of the political play R.U.R. which coined the term "robot" and the meme of a robot uprising, but Anthony Boucher answered it with the hard science fiction short story Q.U.R.


Read the article at Science Robotics


You can find R.U.R. for $0.60 on Kindle and YouTube has several presentations (warning: the play is a bit dry and you may begin to root for a robot uprising so that it will be over). Q.U.R. appears in several anthologies such as The Compleat Werewolf.